1925 in British music

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This is a summary of 1925 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

Popular music[edit]

Classical music: new works[edit]

  • Frank Bridge
    • "Golden Hair", for voice and piano
    • "Journey's End", for tenor or high baritone and piano
    • The Pneu World, for cello and piano
    • Songs of Rabindranath Tagore (3), for voice and piano, or voice and orchestra
    • Vignettes de Marseille, for piano
    • Winter Pastorale, for piano
  • Eric Coates2 Light Syncopated Pieces[4]
  • Walford DaviesMen and Angels, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 51
  • Frederick DeliusA Late Lark, for voice and orchestra
  • Edward Elgar
    • "The Herald", part-song
    • "The Prince of Sleep", part-song
  • Gustav Holst
    • "God Is Love, His the Care", for choir
    • Hymns (4) for Songs of Praise, for choir
    • Motets (2), for choir
    • Ode to C.K.S. and the Oriana, for choir
    • Terzetto, for flute, oboe, and viola
  • Herbert Howells – Piano Concerto No. 2
  • John IrelandTwo Pieces for Piano (1925)
  • Ernest John MoeranBank Holiday
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Concerto Accademico for violin and strings
    • Flos Campi, for viola, wordless choir, and small orchestra
    • Hymns (5) for Songs of Praise, for choir
    • Two Poems by Seumas O'Sullivan, for voice and piano
    • Three Songs from Shakespeare, for voice and piano
    • Three Poems by Walt Whitman, for baritone and piano
  • William WaltonPortsmouth Point, concert overture
  • Peter Warlock – "A Prayer to St Anthony"

Opera[edit]

Musical theatre[edit]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holst, Imogen (1981). The Great Composers: Holst (second ed.). London: Faber and Faber. p. 64. ISBN 0-571-09967-X. 
  2. ^ Avery, Kenneth (1947). "William Walton". Music & Letters. 28 (1): 1–11. doi:10.1093/ml/28.1.1. JSTOR 854707. 
  3. ^ Huw Williams. "Jones, Gladys Mai". Dictionary of Welsh Biography. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Music on the Web – Eric Coates: Orchestral Works
  5. ^ a b c "Love's Prisoner" (PDF). Over the Footlights. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Charlot's Revue 1925 (Revised)". A Guide to Musical Theatre. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  7. ^ The Manchester Guardian, 18 March 1925, p. 11 "Great Showmanship"
  8. ^ Davies, Hugh (24 January 2003). "Obituary: Daphne Oram". The Guardian. 
  9. ^ "Thomas Bidgood". marchdb.net. 1 March 2007. Retrieved 18 October 2009. 
  10. ^ "Edward Frank Lambert". Hyperion Records. Retrieved 2 June 2016.